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Security beefed up at Somnath temple, high alert sounded in Saurashtra after suspicious boat seizure off coast

A Day After A Boat Was Seized From The River Ravi, Another Pakistani Boat Was Seized On Wednesday From The Creek Area Of Kutch.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 06 Oct 2016, 08:48:13 AM
Heavy security (Pic Credits:  ANI)

New Delhi:

A day after a boat was seized from the river Ravi, another Pakistani boat was seized on Wednesday from the creek area of Kutch.

According to sources, nine crew members, belonging to Pakistan were also there in the boat, trying to enter through Dwarika sea route. Police have searched these people, however, no suspicious article or any explosives were found during the search.

The seizure comes at a time when there is heightened tension between the two countries amid strong vigil on both the sides.

Also Read: (Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani boat off Gujarat coast, 9 crew members taken in for investigation)

Following the looming threat a high alert has been declared in Saurashtra. According to Intelligence reports, coastal security has been tightened.  

Security has been beefed up at Somnath temple, Dwarika, bus stations, railway stations and airport. All highways are under high patrolling.

Also Read: (Pakistani boat seized by BSF troops from Ravi river in Pathankot sector)

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First Published : 06 Oct 2016, 08:32:00 AM